Excerpts from Foerster’s most Important Papers
Foerster had learned the place of physical therapy in the treatment of tabetics from Frenkel-Heiden. This association had stimulated in him a special interest in coordination, the analysis of which is a prerequisite for the understanding of purposeful exercise. In Breslau he supervised actively the physical therapy of the neurologically ill and he carried out the most exact analysis of the muscles from the viewpoint of motion and coordination. In this he tried to follow his master, Duchenne.
KeywordsSpastic Paralysis Spinal Muscular Atrophy Gunshot Wound Sensory Defect Spinal Cord Tumor
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